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MISTER JEAN
Pictured as: the Crosby Patriot (Crosby Marine) Photo by: Crosby Marine

Built in 1976, by Halter Marine Services Incorporated of New Orleans, Louisiana (hull #491) as the Mister Jean for the Jackson Marine Corporation of Houston, Texas.

The Jackson Marine Corporation was owned by the Halliburton Corporation of Houston, Texas. The company owned a total of ninety vessels. Consisting mainly of offshore tugs, and supply vessels. With some chemical transport and well stimulation vessels.

In 1985, Zapata Marine Service, Gulf Fleet Marine Incorporated, and Jackson Marine Services merged to form Zapata Gulf Marine Service Incorporated of Houston, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1992, Zapata Gulf Marine Incorporated merged with Tidewater Marine Incorporated of New Orleans, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2007, the tug was acquired by the Crosby Marine Transportation Company of Golden Meadow, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Crosby Patriot.

In 2015, she went out of documentation. And, was scrapped.

She was powered by two, ALCO 12-251C diesel engines. With Lufkin RSQ3620 reduction gears, at a ratio of 5.6:1. Turning two, four bladed, 132(in) by 95(in), fixed pitch propellers. For a rated 4,100 horsepower.

Her electrical service was provided by two, 150kW generator sets. The tug's capacities are 110,400 gallons of fuel oil, 2,700 gallons of lube oil, 20,700 gallons of cargo water, and 6,100 gallons of potable water.

The tug's towing gear consisted of a double drum, INTERcon, SBS DD-200-74071-7, towing winch. Outfitted with 6,000(ft) of 2(in) towing wire on each drum.
(Captain Eric Takakjian, Kyle Stubbs)


  • Vessel Name: MISTER JEAN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 005746600
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 0074174080
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDD5478
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 491
  • Ship Builder: HALTER MARINE SERVICE
  • Year Built: 1976
  • Length: 110.9
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 13.3
  • Hull Breadth: 34.2
  • Gross Tonnage: 170
  • Net Tonnage: 115
  • Owner:
    CROSBY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC
    17771 HIGHWAY 3235
    (GALLIANO LA)
    PO BOX 279
    GOLDEN MEADOW, LA 70357
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    MISTER JEAN, CROSBY PATRIOT
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    JACKSON MARINE LLC, Zapata Gulf Marine Inc., Tidewater Marine Inc,, CROSBY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC, CROSBY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC, CROSBY MARINE TRANSPORTATION LLC